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Lemurs and bones and science, oh my! ScienceOnline Together 2014.

ScienceOnline Together got started today. If you’re not there, you virtually can be. Learn more here about what SciO really is and why you might consider attending next year. by … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a robotic cheetah and it’s running really fast.

Google buys another robotics company, taking stock in those that run, climb and jump in eerily life-like ways. Welcome to the uncanny valley. And plenty of YouTube videos. by Kelly … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

One of Earth’s strongest storms. Ever.

Yet another devastating storm ups the ante in the global conversation about climate change. Was this powerful typhoon a symptom or just another part of nature? What can we do? … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Science. Shutdown style.

The U.S. government is on partial shutdown as Congress battles another philosophical war. Science has become its POW. Here’s what wartime science looks like. By: Kelly Tyrrell Doors closed. Websites … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Out with the old …

Newspapers across the U.S. continue to slim down. This journalist was the casualty of yet another round of layoffs at yet another paper. How, then, can good science be shared? … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · 11 Comments

Biophilia or Bust

Biophilia is the notion that human beings seek a connection with nature and that this connection impacts our health and well-being. Science doesn’t really know, but are our experiences enough? … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Decoding the Supreme Court

Last week, the Supreme Court decided DNA could not be patented. But some types of DNA were left fair game. The justices made errors and left it difficult to explain. … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment